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WATCH: MoPH to administer COVID-19 booster doses from today

WATCH: MoPH to administer COVID-19 booster doses from today
Qatar marks a new phase in its National COVID-19 Vaccination Program today as the country’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is set to begin administering the...

By • 13 hours 12 min ago Qatar marks a new phase in its National COVID-19 Vaccination Program today as the country’s Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is set to begin administering the COVID-19 booster dose to priority groups.com/p6ztWMbFX2 — تلفزيون قطر (@QatarTelevision) September 14, 2021 On Saturday, MoPH announced that it will begin giving the booster dose from Wednesday, September 15, 2021, to high-risk individuals who got their second shot of the COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) more than eight months ago.“This is good news for people at high-risk of severe COVID-19 infection who are eligible for their COVID-19 vaccine booster dose.People who receive the booster dose will get the same vaccine they had gotten for their first two doses.

All those eligible to receive the booster dose will be contacted by the Primary Health Care Corporation to set a vaccination appointment.The third dose of the COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) will be administered to all eligible population, however, currently people over 65 years of age, those with chronic conditions, and frontline healthcare workers are being prioritized.

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